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Old August 24th, 2004, 02:28 PM
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hi !
how can i import data from text file to excel(VBA), as my data has commas ,qoutes delimiters .
thanks in advance.


 
Old August 26th, 2004, 06:45 AM
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Try renaming the file if necessary with .txt suffix and use Excel File/Open.
The problem might be the " text delimiter. Can remove this in a text editor with Edit/Replace " with nothing.


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Hi
Here is an example.

Sub ImportData()

    'Filename = the full path to Your txt file eg."C:\MyDocuments\Mytxt.txt"
    Open Filename For Input As #1
    Do While (Not EOF(1))
        ' In this case the file is delimited by , and contains several lines
    ' Read the file one line at the time
    Input #1, Streng

    'Input streng into and array
    StrArray = Split(Streng, ",")
    Call WriteToExcel(StrArray)
    Loop
    Close #1
End Sub

Sub WriteToExcel(StrArray)
     For J = LBound(StrArray) To UBound(StrArray)
     'Do what you want to do with the data
    Next J
End Sub

Hope this is what you are looking for.

Cheers
Karsten





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